Pets

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Category archives for Pets

tags: Things You CAN’T Do When You’re NOT a Dog, behavior, silly, humor, fucking hilarious, streaming video To kick off this week’s Silly Saturday, here’s a ridiculous look at what dogs can get away with but humans can’t. (I’ve watched this several times and am surprised I haven’t used it yet on the blog, so…

The Truth About HSUS

tags: The Truth About HSUS, pets, animals, animal rights, wingnuts, cults, Wayne Pacelle, Humane Society of the United States, HSUS, streaming video The real agenda of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is to remove money from your wallet and put it into their CEOs’ retirement funds, to ignore animal shelters, and to…

tags: Eyjafjallajökull, volcanic particulate material, ash clouds, airborne-particle deposition, respiratory physiology, respiratory toxicology, medicine, veterinary medicine, birds, avian health, bioassay, anatomy, researchblogging.org,peer-reviewed research, journal club Figure 1: The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, photographed by a farmer in Iceland. This eruption sent massive billowing clouds of volcanic ash several miles into the atmosphere. Image: Ólafur Eggertsson (Newscom/Zuma)…

tags: iPad: The World’s Most Expensive Cat Toy, iPad, Macintosh, Apple, laptops, technology, IT, cultural observation, social commentary, humor, funny, pets, cats, streaming video This cat is demonstrating the value of an iPad as a cat toy. Who cares if it’s a bit on the expensive side, since the cat obviously enjoys playing with it?

Fur Person

tags: Fur Person, humor, funny, weird, behavior, cat, pets, animals, streaming video This short video is really amazing: it captures a cat standing on its hind legs to get a better view of what’s happening outdoors.

Stalking Kitty

tags: cat, pets, animals, stalking kitty, YouTube, parody, funny, humor, fucking hilarious, streaming video This amusing little video shows a kitty stalking the photographer as she peeks around a corner in the room with her camera. In nearly every shot we see, the cat is not moving, but is magically closer to the photographer than…

tags: cat enjoying attention, Trololo Cat, Eduard Trololo Khil, internet meme, YouTube meme, parody, funny, humor, fucking hilarious, television, streaming video This video features our favorite boyfriend — right, my peeps? — Eduard “Trololo” Khill, along with views of a kitty who is watching, open-mouthed in astonishment at what she sees and hears.

tags: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA, news report, investigative journalism, animal rights, animal welfare, animal shelters, streaming video Why should we trust an organization that protests against cruelty to animals on TV while behind the scenes, they are killing the very animals they claim to save?

tags: humane society of the united states, HSUS, H$U$, Feld Entertainment, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, animal rights, animal welfare, lawsuit, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, RICO In the United States on New Year’s Eve, a judge dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by a consortium of animal rights groups including the Humane…

tags: Law & Order, Pups & Order, television, music, dogs, pets, comedy, humor, strange, behavior, streaming video I love Law & Order so much that this one TV show is enough to tempt me into purchasing a television (I’ve never owned nor possessed a TV, although I do watch TV in “my” NYC pub). But…